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Dwarf Rhododendrons, Cox, Peter A.
Dwarf Rhododendrons

The Generous Garden - A Second Anthology of Garden Writing from HORTUS, Wheeler, David             (ed)
The Generous Garden - A Second Anthology of Garden Writing from HORTUS

Christopher Brickell's Garden Plants - In Association with the Royal Horticultural Society, Brickell, Christopher
Christopher Brickell's Garden Plants - In Association with the Royal Horticultural Society

Asiatic Primulas - A Gardener's Guide, Green, Roy
Asiatic Primulas - A Gardener's Guide

Cabbages and Kings - the origins of fruit and vegetables, Roberts, Jonathan
Cabbages and Kings - the origins of fruit and vegetables

New Green World, Herbst, Josephine ;   Sackville-West, Vita
New Green World

The Charm of The English Garden, Calthrop, Dion Clayton
The Charm of The English Garden

The Historic Gardens of Oxford & Cambridge, Batey, Mavis
The Historic Gardens of Oxford & Cambridge

 

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The Historic Gardens of Oxford & Cambridge, Batey, Mavis
1 The Historic Gardens of Oxford & Cambridge
Batey, Mavis. Macmillan, London, 1989. first edition, Hardback, 4to blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 192pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Hugh Palmer. Near Fine/Very Good. A lavishly illustrated tour of the beautiful gardens to be found in the great University cities of England, set in their historic context as influences on some of the great men and women of British intellectual history. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Oxford, Cambridge, gardens, stories. 2206

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The Queen's Hidden Garden - Buckingham Palce's Treasury of Wild Plants, Bellamy, David
2 The Queen's Hidden Garden - Buckingham Palce's Treasury of Wild Plants
Bellamy, David. David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1984. first edition, Hardback, 307mm x 217mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 224pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Marjorie Lyon. Very Good/Very Good. Book is tight, bright and clean with no obvious imperfections. Top block edge just a little darkened. Dustwrapper (now protected) has just a little wear along top edge, front flap clipped. Superb illustrated guide to the plants of what is effectively a royal nature reserve in the middle of London, with text by then-celebrity botanist Bellamy and original painting illustrations by Lyon. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Buckingham, nature, Bellamy This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 917

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Christopher Brickell's Garden Plants - In Association with the Royal Horticultural Society, Brickell, Christopher
3 Christopher Brickell's Garden Plants - In Association with the Royal Horticultural Society
Brickell, Christopher. Pavilion Books, London, 1995. first edition, Hardback, 270mm x 197mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 240pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is not new but still bright and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is bright and clean. Still has RHS sticker on front. Brickell's personal guide to over 300 popular garden plants. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Brickell, Horticultural, garden, plants. 5984

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The Charm of The English Garden, Calthrop, Dion Clayton
4 The Charm of The English Garden
Calthrop, Dion Clayton. Bracken Books, London, 1985. first thus, Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 240pp. Colour illustrations. Illustrations by Beatrice Parsons. et al. Very Good/Very Good. Spine bumped. Dustwrapper has some very slight shelfwear. Inner flap square clipped. Facsimilie reprint of classic 1910 volume which takes a leisurely ramble through the English garden, with 32 watercolour illustrations. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: England, garden, Roman, almanac. 4992

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Dwarf Rhododendrons, Cox, Peter A.
5 Dwarf Rhododendrons
Cox, Peter A.. B.T. Batsford, London, 1973. first edition, Hardback, 8vo olive cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 296pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/. Block a little darkened with age. Adhesive residue to endpapers from d/w flaps opposite. Dustwrapper (now protected and secured) has fading beneath clear adhesive tape on flaps. Otherwise clean with minimal wear. Detailed, marvellously illustrated guide to a very specific horticultural art. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Rhododendron, dwarf, garden. 6512

Price: 7.50 GBP
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The Peat Garden and its Plants, Evans, Alfred
6 The Peat Garden and its Plants
Evans, Alfred. J.M. Dent, London, 1974. first edition, Hardback, tall 8vo black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 164pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +. Dustwrapper has shelfwear resulting in fraying and along top and bottom of front. Also fading along edges. The first book ever to be devoted to the art of peat gardening, offering advice and inspiration for the peat gardener, fully illustrated with images of those plants which flourish in a peat environment. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Gardens, peat, flowers, plants. 2203

Price: 9.00 GBP
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7 The English Rock-Garden
Farrer, Reginald. Thomas Nelson, London, 1948. first edition, Hardback, 234mm x 166mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 7th impression, , lxiv prelims, 504, 524pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Heavy two volume set. Spines and all boards generally a little bumped and scuffed. Blocks just a little darkened with edges dusty. Pages and plates clean. Differential fading to endpapers. Standard two-volume botanical guide to the English rock garden. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: England, garden, rock, Farrer. 6547

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Asiatic Primulas - A Gardener's Guide, Green, Roy
8 Asiatic Primulas - A Gardener's Guide
Green, Roy. Alpine Garden Society, Woking, Surrey, 1976. first edition, Hardback, tall 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 163pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is not new but has no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has been handled only occasionally. Detailed guide to the genus Primula. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Primula, primrose, gardener. 5003

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New Green World, Herbst, Josephine ;   Sackville-West, Vita
9 New Green World
Herbst, Josephine ; Sackville-West, Vita. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1954. first edition, Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xi prelims, 272pp. Good +/Fair. Book has been read over years. Block edges darkened with some foxing. Spine a little bumped. Dustwrapper (now protected( has general light shelfwear, spine bumped, rear stained. Recollection of John Bartram's 1743 Expedition into America which revealed much of American plant life for the wider world. Foreword by Vita Sackville-West. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Bartram, America, plants. 4993

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Plant Names Simplified, Johnson, A. T. ;   Smith, H. A.
10 Plant Names Simplified
Johnson, A. T. ; Smith, H. A.. Collingridge, London, 1951. second edition, Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, red titles, second edition, 4th impression, , viii prelims, 120pp. Very Good/Good +. Block solid, with foxing to block edges and discolouring of age to top of block. Boards excellent escept very slight fading at base of spine. Dustwrapper has slight shelfwear to top, fading around edges, slight foxing to the back and the spine is slightly discoloured and stained. A timeless compact work of reference, giving the derivation of all well-known (and some lesser-known) plant names, using the standard generic and specific classification Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Plants, names, genus, species. 2202

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Cabbages and Kings - the origins of fruit and vegetables, Roberts, Jonathan
11 Cabbages and Kings - the origins of fruit and vegetables
Roberts, Jonathan. Harper Collins, London, 2001. first edition, Hardback, 220mm x 205mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 228pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Near Fine/Very Good. Gift Inscription. Book is near fine. Owner stamp on front endpaper. Dustwrapper has been handled and has very slight shelfwear. Lavishly illustrated volume tracing the history of human cultivation of over 40 fruits and vegetables. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Fruit, vegetables, history. 4994

Price: 25.00 GBP
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12 The Cottager's Companion
Savage, D.S.. Book Club Associates, London, 1976. first thus, Hardback, 24cm x 16cm orange cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 205pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Gillian Durrant. Good +++/NoWrapper. No d/w. Base of spine a little bumped. Block edges a little dusty. Practical guide to all aspects of cottage living, including food plant cultivation and animal husbandry. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Cottage, plants, crops. 5012

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The Generous Garden - A Second Anthology of Garden Writing from HORTUS, Wheeler, David             (ed)
13 The Generous Garden - A Second Anthology of Garden Writing from HORTUS
Wheeler, David (ed). Alan Sutton, Stroud, 1991. first edition, Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xii prelims, 242pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is not new but no obvious imperfections save for single bump to top edge of front board by spine. Dustwrapper has been handled only occasionally, minimal wear. Rewarding collection of writings from a celebrated garden journal. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Hortus, garden, generous, orchid. 6510

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